Graphics driver in Acer® Aspire
A graphics card is an integrated circuit which is used in a computer to enhance the display quality. Most of the graphics card follow the VGA standard and support various resolution settings. It is a physical device which is easy to swap. It is just an expansion card. It is very important in Acer Aspire Laptop.
- Installation of graphics card
- Precaution to be taken for installation
- Benefits of installing graphics card
Installation of graphics card
Graphics cards cannot work unless graphics card driver is installed in a computer. Graphics card driver is a software which needs to be installed in the computer for using the graphics card fully functional. There are some procedures of installing the graphics card driver. At first, the setup file has to be taken in a CD or DVD. Then, the disc has to be inserted into the computer. After this, the setup program has to be run. First of all, any pre-installed driver which was installed before in the computer needs to be removed. If the driver is getting installed in Windows® XP operating system, then, the system will automatically lead the user to the final step. The system will automatically detect the graphics card after installing the driver. Alternatively, the driver can also be installed by entering the control panel. After entering the control panel, click on the “add/remove hardware” option. The system will start to detect the new software. If the system cannot find any driver then it will show a list of drivers from where the graphics driver can be chosen. There might be another option to add a driver in that section. The proper graphics card should be located from the list of existing drivers to begin installation.
Precaution to be taken for installation
There are some precautions that should be taken while working with graphics cards. All the power cables that are connected to the computer need to be disconnected from the computer. PCI slots have to be handled very carefully, because, the pins of the PCI slot are very soft and might get damaged very easily.
Installing a graphics card ensures that the picture quality in Acer® Aspire® becomes superb. The movie viewing and game playing experiences become truly amazing. There are a wide range of graphics cards to choose from according to your requirements that are compatible with this series of laptops. The modern high end games need really good graphics; but, you won’t need such a high level graphics card if your purpose is just watching movies. Thus, depending on the purpose you are buying the graphics card for, you can choose between several price ranges.